Heart Month 2020
Love Your Heart. We Do.
Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System is a leader in heart disease
prevention and treatment. SVMHS earned the American Heart Association
Gold Plus Rating for Heart Failure; the Blue Shield/Blue Cross Distinction
Center for Cardiac Care; the AHA Gold Fit-Friendly Organization; the 2015
Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for Heart Attack
and Heart Failure and is the first Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI
in Monterey County. Find out more at
svmh.com/heart and follow our heart healthy tips on
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Exercise Challenge 2020
This FREE 4-week exercise program runs from February 3 through March 1.
The program is designed to promote a healthy lifestyle and encourage people
to get regular aerobic exercise. Get heart healthy. Win prizes! For more
information, visit svmh.com/challenge.
Ask The Experts
The Heart of Innovative Care
See for yourself what happens when a 911 call launches our cardiac team
into action. Our Ask the Experts Heart Month event will transport you
inside an operating room to witness new innovative procedures and the
journey to recovery.
Ask The Experts will be held
Thursday, February 20th at the CSUMB @ Salinas City Center (National Steinbeck Center) located
at 1 Main Street in Salinas. This FREE community event includes health
and wellness information, featured experts and appetizers. Call 831-759-1890
or register online at svmh.com/askthexperts
RSVP required. Please call 831-759-1890 to register.
Thursday, February 20th, 2020
5:30pm reception, followed by program 6:00pm
1 Main Street,
Salinas CA 93901
Call (831) 759-1890 to register
Go Red For Women
The $5 RED Dress Pins will be sold all month long starting
February 3rd, 2020 at the following locations: Cardiovascular Diagnostic Outpatient Center
(CDOC) at 5 Lower Ragsdale in Ryan Ranch, CDOC at 230 San Jose Street,
SVMH Cardiology Department, Health Promotion office, Human Resources,
Volunteer Services office and Cardiac Wellness Center.
Celebrate National Wear Red Day® with Go Red For Women on
February 1, 2020 to help fight women’s No. 1 killer—heart disease. Join the
movement nationwide and learn how you can honor women by going to
Nutrition and healthy eating habits are the cornerstone to a healthy heart.
Make healthy eating a priority today and try a new and delicious recipe
February Red Hat Campaign
Every baby born at SVMH during the month of February will go home with
a hand-made red hat courtesy of our own dedicated hat making volunteers
and the American Heart Association Little Hats Big Hearts campaign.
Mended Hearts is the country’s longest running peer-to-peer cardiac
support group, offering a unique physician endorsed support model to help
heart patients, families and caregivers. For more information, call (831) 755-0772.
When: Tuesday, February 18th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Where: 450 E. Romie Lane, Salinas
Downing Resource Center parking structure, conference rooms B&C
Speaker: Michael Dicus, MD
Topic: The Heart-Kidney Connection